Mother 3 Translation Nears Final Testing!

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Sep 15, 2008
  1. PizzaPasta
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    I already posted this in the Official Mother 3 Translation Thread but that sometimes gets overlooked and this is very good news.

    All of the Block 0 bugs in the project have been fixed. Here's what Mato has to say about Block 0 text: "There are 1000 blocks of text, each block corresponds with a map. Except Block 0, it corresponds to no map, it’s like the junk pile of non-standard text. It’s like 300 lines long and a lot of the text in this block is programmed separately from the main stuff. We’ve got most of it working now, but what stuff we DON’T have working now will kill your game, create Moonside, or start acting like a broken record."

    Yeah, whatever that means. I'm just going to say that I am glad that it is now fixed. This means that there are only 3 things left on the to-do list.

    1. "Fix the weird menu sprite text “morphing”. This may take a few weeks.

    2. Testing and polishing. This will last for about a month. (note: testing will be done on various emulators and hardware, including various flash carts and things like the PSP, etc.)

    3. Some tool-assisted testing. This should take a few days total."

    Make sure to stop by the project blog and wish these fine men well. It won't be too long until we finally get to play Mother 3, only a few more months. [​IMG]
     


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    Hm... I guess this is good news? I would have waited to post this though... if you look at this:

    "2. Testing and polishing. This will last for about a month. (note: testing will be done on various emulators and hardware, including various flash carts and things like the PSP, etc.)"

    It's gonna take at LEAST another month.
     
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    it would have been a long wait, but im sure it(ll be worth it
     
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    Yeah but "at least a month" is better than a year or the project dying like most translation projects do. [​IMG]
     
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    Haha, yeah. I actually never played Earthbound, but I've been waiting for this project for over a year.
     
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    WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA? GO! PLAY EARTHBOUND!!!! NOW! If you feel like it, that is.

    Especially play it if you are going through a rough time. I've played that game so many times when I was at the end of my mental rope and it always cheers me up!
     
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    Okay then, I definitely need to play this NAO if it will make me feel better D:

    Im holding you to your word PizzerPaster.
     
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    yes go play it now!

    it's amazing stuff... it's just a great story and is like no other RPG.
     
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    PizzaPasta has an antidrug?
     
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    Good, I really hope you like it. I know you will.

    @pizzaroo1: Yes, Mother is my anti-drug. I am dead serious about this. 2004 was one of the worst years of my life and I was near giving up on everything. I played Earthbound and I really felt better, I know it sounds crazy but it is true.
     
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    Oh wow, it's coming sooner than I had thought (Xmas 08). [​IMG]

    Warc, you will likely like Earthbound. Don't think of it as an epic RPG oh no, it's...it's more like an oddball RPG that pokes fun at other RPGs/dares to be different. And it's great like that.

    Get used to the funky backgrounds and learn to love the battle music!
     
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    Great news.
    Been waiting for this thing for ages!
     
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    Looking forward to this, great little game for the GBA!
     
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    Mother 3 is my most anticipated game of the century (next to Imagine Pirates).
     
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    Waiting this for ages, checking times to times the translations steps shows how tricky the hacking part was, i like this diary alot.

    Good to see that the whole project is going to an (happy) end !
     
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    I'm going to be so happy when this project is finally finished. [​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG]. I need to get me some mother!
     
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    Not really news unless the patch is out.
     
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    Cool! We'll be able to play it before next year then! [​IMG]
     
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    Yay, I'll actually be able to play this!
    Shame SnemulDS isn't being updated still, that way I'd probably finish EarthBound (right now, the texture issues are really annoying).
    Anyway, I liked EarthBound enough to be looking forward to this, so bring it on!
     

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